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Gliga Genial 1 Violin Outfit 4/4

£299.00 £249.00

Gliga Genial 1 Violin Outfit 4/4

Manufacturer: Gliga


£299.00 £249.00

This product qualifies for free mainland UK delivery - Scottish Highlands and Islands contact us for details

We try always to keep these in stock but -please note - there sometimes can be a 3-4 week wait for this instrument as it is manufactured to order in Romania.

The Gliga Genial 1 violin is  handmade in the European town of Reghin, set in the Carpathian mountain forests in Transylvania.

This famous violin-making region has been a centre of excellence for over 300 years. The Gliga workshops were opened in 1991 and one of the violins made there became a treasured possession of Sir Yehudi Menuhin.

This Genial 1 violin has an excellent sound and is highly suitable for a beginner, and for the player taking lower grades.

It has a Carpathian resonance spruce top with the back, ribs and neck made of lightly-flamed maple. This version of the instrument is hand-varnished with 11 coats of an oil varnish!  This means it sounds different from the standard student nitro-varnished violin. The  fingerboard, pegs, nut and tailpiece are of ebony* , as are the chin rest, saddle and end-pin.

We fit the famous German Pirastro Tonica strings, giving the instruments a warmer, fuller sound than the normal unbranded steel core stings found on the other student violins.

The outfit is completed with a handsome plush-lined oblong case. and the bow is a suitable choice, made of brazilwood with natural stallion hair.

* A tailpiece with 4 fine tuners is available at no extra cost. Please mention when ordering.